Palak Raita | Spinach Raita

Spinach Raita is a refreshing and cooling Yogurt dip that is a must when serving with spicy Biriyani or Side dish.  Raita or Pachadi (as we call it in Tamil) is a cooling and refreshing yogurt based side dish /

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Palak Paneer | Palak Tofu | Tofu or Paneer in Spinach Gravy

Palak Paneer / Palak Tofu made with fresh spinach leaves and simple masala is a great side dish with some Phulkas / rotis and rice.    This is the third recipe that I am updating my pictures. It is always

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Turkish Cigar Pastry – Savory Spinach & Feta Cigars

I am very attracted to Middle Eastern cuisine for couple of reasons. One, they have lot of vegetarian options and the second one is the flavors are so simple and clean. I love all the spices that go in the

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Palak Mutter Pulao – Spinach and Green Peas Pulao

Bookmarked theme is one of the themes I really look forward to as I always have tons of recipes waiting to be made. Every week as I read though different blogs, I keep bookmarking the ones that I want to

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Spinach Rice – Lahsuni Palak Rice

I just love making one pot meals on week nights. I like including different vegetables in the rice and it is easy to feed the kids everything in one bite. I had bookmarked this recipe from Sapana’s space and I

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Vegetable Calzone stuffed with Onion, Bell Pepper and Spinach

Pizza, calzone what is the difference? I want to say it in a Tamil Movie style reply, what’s in the name – the filling is inside in one and the filling is out in the other. Calzones are pizza pockets

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Albanian Spinach Pie – Byrek Mi Spinaq

When the baking theme for this month’s Mega Marathon was announced, I knew that I had to make one pot meals or casseroles for dinner. I did not want to restrict myself to just breads or cakes, but also wanted

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Spinach and Paneer Samosas – Baked Spinach Phyllo Samosas

I have always wanted to make samosas, the crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside, fried and filled delicacy that is very famous in North India. This is the most famous evening snack that is served with steaming hot

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Kongunadu Style Thayir Keerai | Spinach in Yogurt base

For the second day of venturing into the Tamil cuisine, I chose to make a recipe from the Kongu region also called the Kongunadu. Kongu means nectar and this place is thus the land of nectar. The kongunad region comprises

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Keerai Milagootal/Molagootal – Spinach cooked with lentils and coconut

10th June, 2013 For this week’s blogging marathon, I chose the theme ‘cook with the alphabets’. Srivalli had given us a few sets of alphabets and we were asked to choose one of the sets and blog a dish in

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